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What are the harmful side-effects of Antioxidants

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What are the adverse effects of antioxidants?


Answer:

Though antioxidants have many potential beneficial effects, high dosages of antioxidants can cause potential damage. They may interact with the absorption of minerals and nutrients and many long terms side effects that are still being studied. It is advisable to take the anti-oxidants at levels stated in the RDA.



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